83 killed as 2 blasts rip through Ramadan crowds at Baghdad shopping areas

There is no end to this madness.

The Muslim Issue

RT, Published time: 2 Jul, 2016 22:41

Mideast Iraq Iraqi security forces and civilians gather at the scene of a deadly suicide car bomb attack in Baghdad.

 

Two blasts have ripped through busy market areas in Baghdad, Iraq’s capital, killing around 80 people and injuring 160. The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for one of the attacks.

Iraqi officials quoted by AP put the death toll from the first attack, in Karrada district, at 78 and said that more than 160 people had been injured.

Interior Ministry spokesman Saad Maan confirmed that the first blast had come from a car bomb.

Breaking : a suicide bomber targets busy Karada district in #baghdad and targets an eatery and a busy market pic.twitter.com/97B9OboFeD
— Steven nabil (@stevoiraq) July 2, 2016

Eyewitnesses said on Twitter that many shops burned down as a result of the explosions, and there are fears that the…

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